April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM)
The National Sexual Violence Resource Center raises awareness through national conversation about sexual violence. NSVRC’s mission is to provide leadership in preventing and responding to sexual violence through collaborating, sharing and creating resources, and promoting research.
Campus Sexual Assault
- 20% – 25% of college women and 15% of college men are victims of forced sex during their time in college (b)
- A 2002 study revealed that 63.3% of men at one university who self-reported acts qualifying as rape or attempted rape admitted to committing repeat rapes (h)
- More than 90% of sexual assault victims on college campuses do not report the assault (b)
- 27% of college women have experienced some form of unwanted sexual contact (e)
- Nearly two thirds of college students experience sexual harassment (p)